Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

State

Few CIO changes expected following governors' races

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

With many incumbents re-elected and only one race resulting in a party flip, there may not be much shakeup in state IT offices.

State

Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield announces retirement

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Bottenfield, who transitioned from IT support at Auburn University to state government in 2011, said he'll retire before the end of the year.

State

Mississippi names services director as statewide CIO

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

David Johnson, who's been with the department for nearly 15 years, has been named statewide chief information officer.

State

NASCIO awards former Delaware CIO James Collins for meritorious service

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers presented an award to a former member who spent the past 20 years serving his state.

State

CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.

State

Iowa auditor faults state's $21M software contract paid by CARES Act

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said the state misallocated $21 million in federal pandemic relief funding.

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